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He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare me ōna tikanga

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

Explore the whare tupuna (ancestral house) Hotunui. What are the traditions, treasures and tales that abide within this iconic building? 

Year levels 9-13, maximum 30 students
$5 per student for a one-hour programme
Terms 1 and 2, 2018
Curriculum links
Social Sciences, levels 1 - 4
Technology, levels 1 - 2
Related galleries and exhibitions
Te Ao Tūroa (Māori Natural History) gallery, Maori Cultural Performance, Tangata Whenua- The power of portraiture


Explore aspects of Māori culture through painted, carved and woven stories. 
Learn a fun haka which will help you remember the parts of the whare. 
Discover some of the traditional tools and materials associated with this building 

This lesson is part of the He Kete Mātauranga programme, which aims to share the culture, politics and stories of our Māori ancestors.